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  1. john2551

    Maglite barrel diameter 3D vs 2D,4D,5D,6D

    Has anyone ever noticed that the 3D has a slimmer barrel diameter than the other D sizes? I wonder why? 3D = 1 1/4" (31.75mm) 2D,4D,5D,6D = 1 9/16" (39.67) http://www.maglite.com/anatomy_spare_D.asp
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    2009 Streamlight Twin-Task 2D

    I'm curious if Streamlight has "updated" the LEDs with whiter, brighter, more modern ones in the last 5 years? Has anyone bought one lately? They do have a nice video of it on their website & the LEDs look very white now & don't look blue-ish like they did in the original flashlightreviews.com...
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    UltraFire TH-1300 20W 1200-Lumen HID Flashlight $96 USD

    Anyone have any experience with this light good or bad? [link removed] A 20w HID for $96 is a great price provided it performs well. We all remember the GP771 disaster!!!
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    Does the 26650 size fit a C cell mag diameter wise?

    Here is the cell: http://www.batteryspace.com/index.asp?PageAction=VIEWPROD&ProdID=4796 25500 is the exact size of a C cell but are not LiFePO4 safe chemistry: http://www.dealextreme.com/details.dx/sku.5035 I'm not worried about the extra length only the diameter. Would 26mm be too wide? It...
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    Titanium AA/AAA/C/D/9V Universal Ultra Fast Smart Charger MD-3000

    Does anyone know if this charger has the same or more/less charging current than the Maha 808? Here is the link: http://www.batteryjunction.com/md-3000-charger.html
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    LSD 9v NiMh vs. li-poly 9v

    Hi all, Would this LSD 9v nimh: http://thomasdistributing.com/shop/tysonic-9v200l-9v-200mah-low-discharge-nimh-battery-p-1287.html?SP_id=&osCsid=kc7sts10aje5vpusu5lfirqnf7 have a lower self discharge than this...
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    Malkoff Triple regulation?

    Can anyone point me to any threads that tested the regulation of the Malkoff Triple? A run-time graph would be great. Also has anyone heard of these triples using three Cree MC-E in the future?
  8. john2551

    The movie "Mirrors" starring the Mag-lite MagCharger

    I just saw the new movie "Mirrors" & Kiefer Sutherland played an ex-NYPD cop turned security night watchman. All through the movie he used the venerable Magcharger while walking around the spooky old building.
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    9,576 Phillips LEDs in the new New Years Eve NYC Times Square ball

    http://www.ny1.com/ny1/content/index.jsp?stid=8&aid=76947 you can also watch the video segment if you like.
  10. john2551

    G&P 35w HID flashlight, small 8.8" length, GP771

    As i said a few months ago when the K3500R was introduced, i knew other small 35w HID's weren't far behind: http://cgi.ebay.com/G-P-35W-HID-3500-Lumens-Tactical-R-C-Flashlight-GP771_W0QQitemZ270192022965QQihZ017QQcategoryZ16037QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem & here...
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    E.L. new "Monster Throw" Maglite drop-ins

    There is a single LED & a 3 LED version: http://elektrolumens.com/DropIn/MonsterThrow.html Malkoff only offers a single version. They are $49 for the single & $99 for the triple...
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    new ShadeSlayer-7, 1280 lumens & 13,600 lux!

    Wayne has a new small (~8") 1280 lumens light that uses 3C cells: http://www.illuminationforums.com/IlluminationForums/showpost.php?p=1459&postcount=24 Price is $299 not bad when you consider that the FoxFury is $799 uses 15 cr123 batteries, weighs almost 4 lbs. & is over 11" long. He should...
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    Garrity Tuff Lite 4D Lantern / LED drop-in ?

    Can i use a regular LED PR drop-in bulb or will i need the special reverse polarity "EverLED Diamond" bulb in this lantern: http://www.garritylites.com/page98.html Thanks in advance
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    complete list of all LED PR flange drop-in bulbs

    I'd like to compile a list of (currently available) LED PR flange bulbs that will fit just about ANY generic flashlight. So far i have: TerraLux: http://www.terraluxcorp.com/products/TLE1.php?PHPSESSID=229c772fc71f7f7f4e1b93fff0127f53 Dorcy: http://www.dorcy.com/products.aspx?p=411642 EverLED...
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    TerraLUX TLE-1F vs EverLED drop-in

    TLE-1F: http://www.terraluxcorp.com/products/TLE1.php?PHPSESSID=fe6cd98cdd9dcbaa6e9f6274d1f7db34 EverLED: http://www.flashlightreviews.com/reviews/everled.htm Has anyone compared these two side by side? The EverLED has great regulation during the whole 12+ hours! I wonder if the Terralux...
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    TLE-1F vs. SMJLED2

    Is this: http://batteryjunction.com/tle-1f.html a lot brighter than: http://theledguy.chainreactionweb.com/product_info.php?products_id=853 It will be put in a $1 basic plastic 2 cell Wal-Mart light.
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    SMJLED vs. SMJLED2

    Is this bulb: http://www.lighthound.com/index.asp?PageAction=VIEWPROD&ProdID=1768 as bright as this one: http://theledguy.chainreactionweb.com/product_info.php?products_id=853 The 2nd one states: The new SMJLED2 PR bulb has a boost converter and is brighter than the former 4-die SMJLED...
  18. john2551

    5V Ni-MH 2000mAh rechargeable batteries?????

    Does anyone know what type battery this is? http://www.kaidomain.com/WEBUI/ProductDetail.aspx?TranID=2254 The last picture show a close up of them.
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    Best protected RCR123/16340 3.0v (not 3.6v) highest capacity

    I guess the title sums it up. What are your experiences? Cells that are ~3.2v off the charger & 3.0v under load. I don't want to burn out any LEDs! Thanks in advance, John
  20. john2551

    FireLion 1x18650 3xP4 300+ lumens

    Looks good: http://elektrolumens.com/FireLion/FireLion-III.html Very small <5" & 2+ hours runtime. Much shorter than the Wolf Eyes Thunder & much smaller/thinner than the Wolf Eyes Storm with similar runtime. Same price as the Thunder & $100 less than the Storm. Looks like ElektroLumens beat...
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